DHS Headquarters Workforce Development Coordinator in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

About the Agency

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) . The Primary purpose of this position is to evaluate the effectiveness and adequacy of the DHS OCFO traning and instructional curricula, courses, programs, materials, devices, and aids.

All DHS-HQ announcements have a 5 business day open period due to the number of applications received.

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, Interpretive U. S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U. S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

Duties

As a Workforce Development Coordinator GS 0301 14, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:

  • Designs evaluation and quality control means to measure the effectiveness of program concepts or techniques.
  • Develops advance plans to insure timely introduction of new or revised procedures, techniques, or operational concepts into the training program.
  • Conducts facilitated sessions to assess progress to date, identify organizational issues, and establish specific improvement initiatives.
Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation Authorized
  • No

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U. S. Citizenship Required
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service
  • You must be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance
  • You must submit to a pre-employment drug test
Qualifications

Specialized Experience: You qualify for the GS-14 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal government, performing duties such as: providing leadership, advice, and guidance throughout the organization and anticipates changes or new developments in the technology or in the educational field; and developing advance plans to insure timely introduction of new or revised procedures, techniques, or operational concepts into the training and workforce development programs.

Substitution of education in lieu of specialized experience may not be used for this grade level.

Time-in-grade Current General Schedule (GS) federal employees, and those that have served in GS positions within the last 52 weeks, must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade, or a combination of the next lower grade level and an equivalent band in the federal service. Note: Current or former Federal employees MUST submit a copy of their SF-50 Form which shows competitive service appointment ("position occupied" block 34 on the SF-50 should show a "1"), tenure group (block 24 should show a 1 or 2), grade, and salary. If you are applying for a higher grade, please provide the SF-50 Form which shows the length of time you have been in your current/highest grade (examples of appropriate SF50s include promotions, With-in Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s dated a year apart within the same grade/job). If you have promotion potential in your current position, please provide proof. Employees applying with an interchange agreement must provide proof of their permanent appointment. IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT ALL OF THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION, YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE CONSIDERATION AS A STATUS CANDIDATE.

All qualifications and eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires each and every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully complete a background investigation for SECRET SECURITY LEVEL clearance as a condition of placement in this NON CRITICAL SENSITIVE SENSITIVITY LEVEL position. This review includes financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.

Pursuant to Executive Order 12654 and DHS policy, DHS is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace and, therefore, conducts random and other drug testing of its employees in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. Headquarters personnel in safety- or security-sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing and all applicants tentatively selected for employment at DHS Headquarters are subject to drug testing resulting in a negative test result.

Security Clearance

Secret

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once you submit your application, we will assess your experience and training, identify the best qualified applicants, and refer those applications to the hiring manager for further consideration and interviews. We will notify you by email after each of these steps has been completed. Your status will also be updated on USAJOBS throughout the process. To check your status, log on to your USAJOBS account, click on "Application Status," and then click "More Information."

We expect to make a job offer within 60 days after the deadline for applications. If you are selected, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.

For more information on applying for Federal employment, please click here.

BENEFITS

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Other Information

For Alternate Application Information please go to: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=AlternateApplicationInformation

DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. For more information, go to the DHS Careers website and select "Employee Benefits."

Promotion Potential: This position is being filled at the full performance level.

Permanent Change of Duty Station (PCS) Expenses will not be paid.

Veterans, Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers, and people with disabilitiespossess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that would be required with your application, click on the links above and contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service.

DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.

By applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for other similar positions.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472440900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $112,021.00 to $145,629.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0301-14/14

Promotion Potential: 14

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Current DHS HQ employees serving under a career or career-conditional appointment. Current DHS HQ employees and certain Land Management Eligibies (eligible under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act). You Must submit an SF-50 that shows you currently work for DHS HQ or a Land Management agency. View common definitions of terms found in this announcement. Go to: https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/common-terms-announcements .

Control Number: 472440900

Job Announcement Number: DHSHQ-10013022-17-CFO